Lyzette Wanzer is a San Francisco writer, editor, and creative writing workshop instructor. She has taught at San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, San Francisco Writers’ Conference, the Mechanics’ Institute Library, and Mill Valley Library. Her work has appeared in over 20 literary journals. She is a contributor to The Chalk Circle: Intercultural Prizewinning Essays (Wyatt-MacKenzie, 2012), The Naked Truth, and San Francisco University High School Journal. Lyzette is the recipient of grants from the Center for Cultural Innovation, the San Francisco Arts Commission, and the Creative Capacity Fund, and writing residencies in New York, Oregon, Nebraska, Virginia, Arkansas, and Alberta, Canada. She is currently at work on Jaywalking, an essay collection.